Effect of Hot Moist Pack and Muscle Energy Technique in Subjects with Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction

Rajesh Sewani, Sandeep Shinde
2015 International Journal of Science and Research   unpublished
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is reversible decreased mobility of the joint,the result of articular causes. One of the Most common source of low back pain is Sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Objectives: To determine the effect of HMP and MET in subjects with sacroiliac joint dysfunction and To compare the effect of (HMP and MET) and conventional therapy in patients with Sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Conclusion: 34 subjects of age group between 20-45 years, having sacroiliac joint dysfunction were
more » ... dysfunction were recruited. They were allocated into 2 groups and treated with HMP, MET, core muscle strengthening and general mobility exercises for 10 days. Assessment was done on 1 st day pre-treatment and 10 th day post treatment; pre and post intervention outcomes were measured using VAS, MODI And spinal ROM using inch tape. Result: Both the groups showed improvement but there was significant improvement in VAS,MODI and extension ROM of lumbar spine in group treated with HMP and MET. Conclusion: HMP and MET in combination are effective in management of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.